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Department for Infrastructure officials must heed public opposition to opening bus lanes to private taxis

Thousands sign petitions hosted by bus drivers’ union Unite and sustainable transport lobby Concerns raised about absence of equality screening in consultation on opening of Belfast bus lanes to 4,500 private taxis July 6th: Speaking on the closing date of … Continue reading

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Public have less than three-weeks to safeguard Belfast’s bus lanes and bus services

Drivers’ union urges public to bombard Department for Infrastructure email over opening of Belfast bus lanes to 4,500 private taxis Questions must be asked over how unelected civil servants can reverse decades of public transport policy with minimal consultation June … Continue reading

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All out strike action by female administrative workers commences at Belfast Taxis

Female workers picket Black Taxis headquarters on King Street after continued management inaction on longstanding pay demands Questions over community interest company bosses’ attitude to women workers with no females on Board, in full-time management staff and only one female … Continue reading

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Striking Belfast Taxis admin workers receive strong solidarity from Taxi Drivers who join pickets

Belfast Taxi bosses’ fake-news attempt to misrepresent union position on bus lanes falls flat Unite encourages taxi drivers to join the fightback and unionise to secure better pay for themselves March 28th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, called on Belfast … Continue reading

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Striking Belfast Taxi admin workers win support of public and solidarity of taxi drivers

All but five of the 160 taxi drivers refuse to cross striking workers’ picket line Belfast Taxis must address fact that some of their lowest paid workers haven’t receive pay increase in years March 14th: Unite Regional Officer, Sean Smyth, … Continue reading

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